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Bars & Breweries in Brainerd, MN

Need a quick snack while visiting Brainerd, MN? Try a local bar or brewery ! There are many bars with food in the Brainerd Lakes Area and Baxter, MN. You just might find the best burger you've ever had, or try a new wood fired pizza... Some bar and brewery choices include:

  • Bars with full restaurant menus
  • Sports Bars with wings & appetizer menus
  • Brew Pubs with unique & healthy snacks
  • Growler sales & fill-ups
  • Pizza, Burgers, Beers, and more....

Dockside Lounge – Breezy Point Resort

Dockside Lounge – Breezy Point Resort

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Enjoy waters-edge dining on the shore of Breezy Bay on Pelican Lake. Dockside Lounge features family...

Legacy Bar & Grille – Cragun’s Resort

Legacy Bar & Grille – Cragun’s Resort

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Casual menu served all day during golf season. Dine on the large patio or in air-conditioned comfort...

Palmer’s Grille – Breezy Point Resort

Palmer’s Grille – Breezy Point Resort

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Enjoy  lunch in rustic elegance at Palmer’s Grille. The patio affords a dramatic view of the beautif...

Parfecto Pizza – Madden’s Resort

Parfecto Pizza – Madden’s Resort

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Casual dining enjoyed indoors or on the deck overlooking our croquet and lawn bowling lawns. Pizzas,...

O’ Madden Pub – Madden’s on Gull Lake

O’ Madden Pub – Madden’s on Gull Lake

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Open Monday – Saturday 8pm-1am, live entertainment or karaoke (Wednesdays & Thursdays), dancing,...

Bear Trap Lounge – Cragun’s Resort

Bear Trap Lounge – Cragun’s Resort

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When the day comes to an end, you can relax and visit Brainerd bars like the Bear Trap Lounge locate...

Zig’s Restaurant & Bar – Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

Zig’s Restaurant & Bar – Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

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Zig’s Restaurant is located at the golf course at Ruttger’s, overlooking the 18th green and Bass Lak...

19th Hole and Pool Deck – Madden’s on Gull Lake

19th Hole and Pool Deck – Madden’s on Gull Lake

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Stop by the 19th Hole & Patio Deck to grab a bite and a sip. A fun place to gather for post-golf...

Bear Pine Bar & Grill – Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

Bear Pine Bar & Grill – Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

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The Bear Pine Bar offers food and handcrafted cocktails indoors or outside on our decks, all with sp...

Cabana Cafe – Cragun’s Resort

Cabana Cafe – Cragun’s Resort

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The Cabana Café  is located by the indoor pool and is open for breakfast, lunch and light dinners da...

On the Rocks – Grand View Lodge

On the Rocks – Grand View Lodge

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Enjoy our rebuilt patio, ‘On the Rocks’ formerly known as the Northwood’s Pub Deck. On the Rocks has...

Buffalo Wild Wings


Lively sports-bar chain dishing up wings & other American pub grub amid lots of large-screen TVs...

The Deerstand


We are a family restaurant and bar. Our menu features Steaks, Seafood, Ribs, Chicken, Burgers, Baske...

Prairie Bay’s Iron Range Eatery


We are still fairly new to the Cuyuna area and loving every minute of it! Our menu is community insp...

Jake’s Gull Lake


Authentic family-friendly dining on the water’s edge. At Jake’s Beach Grill, you’re in for a genuine...

Commander Restaurant & Bar and JJ’s Pub


In the Brainerd Lakes Area the Commander Bar & JJ’s Pub are the premier destination for dining a...

Boulder Tap House


Offering appetizers, wings, homemade fries, burgers, tacos, soups and salads, sandwiches, shakes and...

Bites Grill & Bar


New and Traditional American cuisine.

Forty Club Restaurant & Bar


The 40 Club Restaurant and Bar was established in 1940. The Dagens (Jerry and Tina) have owned the r...

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar – Baxter


Casual dining offering a variety of menu options. Full bar, take-out, and catering available.

JJ’s Birds Nest


Delicious Food and Cold Beer!

The Green Lantern Bar & Grill


We have the best burger's and pulled pork in the Midwest!

The Fort Steakhouse


Full service, family friendly dining. We offer a grill your steak experience on Friday and Saturday...

A-Pine Family Restaurant


Family Restaurant serving American style comfort food in a North woods Atmosphere. Serving Pequot La...



Full Service Bar ~ Family Friendly, Free Banquet Room for large parties, 11 Flat Screen TVs for your...

Boomer Pizza


Our mission is to serve up from-scratch, wood fired pizzas that do more than fill the belly, but nou...

Jr’s Junction


Casual pub and grill that serves lunch, dinner and drinks.

Northern Cowboy Flame N’ Brew


The Northern Cowboy Flame N’ Brew has something on its Menu for everyone. It’s casual dining served...

Hassies Saloon & Eatery


Hassies is a locally owned, family friendly, New American Restaurant with a diverse and ever-changin...

Cedar Chest Restaurant & Bar


American Restaurant and Pub.

Ernie’s on Gull


At Ernie's, we take pride in using only top-quality food, the freshest ingredients and prepare it in...

Bar Harbor Supper Club


Lakeside American restaurant serving chops, seafood & more, plus cocktails, in a refined setting...

Grizzly’s Wood-Fired Grill and Bar


Every day we create fresh, flavorful, made from scratch meals with a focus on wood-firing. We think...

Yesterday’s Gone


Welcome to Brainerd's Hometown Bar & Grill! Come meet with friends, have a drink, join a pool or...

Cowboy’s of Lake Shore


We are your neighborhood restaurant and pride ourselves on providing excellent service and really go...

Trapper’s Landing Lodge


Luxury on Leech Lake at its finest. We boast premier amenities and accommodations that make for a gr...

American Legion Brainerd – Post 255

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A gathering point for people, civic enterprises, weddings, anniversaries & youth activities. Res...

Roundhouse Brewery


At Roundhouse Brewery, we craft superior beers in a uniquely historic setting. Starting with the hig...

Big Al’s Bar & Grill


Fast service serving lunch & dinner. Minnesota's best barbeque, smoked brisket, wings & pizz...

The Bridge Tavern


The Bridge Tavern is located in Crosby, Minnesota. We offer a full bar, and a restaurant with food w...

Poncho and Lefty’s Tex-Mex Grill


Margaritas, Fajitas & Fun! Classic Tex-Mex restaurant.

Pickled Loon Saloon – Emily


The Pickled Loon Saloon is known for our great food & exceptional service. In addition to our fu...

Jake’s Beach Grill


Authentic family-friendly dining on the water’s edge. At Jake’s Beach Grill, you’re in for a genuine...

El Tequila Mexican Restaurant


Hearty plates of straightforward Mexican cooking & margaritas in a vibrant atmosphere.

Aitkin VFW Post 1727

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We are a bar and resturant offering nightly drink and food specials. Ensuring rights, recognition, a...

Shirley’s Classic Grille


Shirley's Classic Grill is an American Comfort homemade food restaurant.  We serve Burgers, Sandwich...

The Pit Stop


A fun local bar with great prices, great staff, and a well-maintained pool table.

Jenkins VFW Post 3839

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We are a full sevice banquet facillity, offering seating for 250. We are a bar and resturant offerin...

The Woods Banquet & Event Center


Full service restaurant and bar. Banquet facility up to 300. Buffet/plated meals at affordable price...

Andy’s Bar & Grill and Wine & Spirits


Liquor store with over 100 scotch and vodkas. Microbrew beers. Restaurant and bar (great burgers). W...

Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar


American Cuisine, Great food in a casual atmosphere. With 70 boat slips and snowmobile trails coming...

Brainerd VFW Post 1647

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The Brainerd VFW has a 1700 square foot meeting area (22-1.2 ft. x 76 ft), with sixteen tables and 8...

The Local 218


If you are looking a a great atmosphere, delicious food, unique cocktails and friendly company, we’d...

Lucette’s Pizza & Pub


Craving some freshly baked pizza? Lucette's Pizza & Pub has a whole range of homemade pizzas you...

The Cedar Chest


Casual dining with full service bar. Chicken, ribs, burgers, and more in a family friendly environme...

The 612 Station


Come enjoy some of the best food and coldest drinks in Brainerd!

Brainerd Family Restaurant


Family dining, breakfast & lunch. Club sandwiches, burgers, great food, friendly staff, fair pri...

The Wharf


Scenic, rustic, waterfront eating and drinking establishment with two levels, two decks, and lawn se...

14 Lakes Craft Brewing Company


14 Lakes is named after our distinct Whitefish Chain of lakes, and is located in the heart of the ci...

Garrison VFW Post 1816

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We are located two blocks West of the Garrison Family Foods on Monroe Street.  We are well known for...

Last Turn Saloon & Eatery


Historic saloon & eatery in downtown Brainerd. New microbrewery. Great for events, meetings...

Riverside Saloon & Eatery


Overlooking the scenic Pine River in the heart of Crosslake. Outside dining on their deck. Lunch and...

Zorbaz – Cross Lake


Largest beer selection north of the cities! Serving wine, liquor, homemade pizza, and great Mexican...

Old Milwaukee Club Saloon & Eatery


American bar food and drinks.

Main Street Ale House


Great addition to Nisswa--fantastic food and service. Nice new menu and great beer. Family friendly...

Lucky’s Tavern


Bar & Grill serving American Food. A great place to go and enjoy yourself with family and friend...

Pequot Pub and Grill


Welcome Back to the old Pestello's in Pequot Lakes, MN, happy to be back to serving you and friends...

Manhattan’s – Manhattan Beach Lodge


Manhattan Beach Lodge has been serving guests since 1929 on beautiful Big Trout Lake. At Manhattan’s...

Sherwood Forest


Sherwood Forest is open year round! We provide a cozy atmosphere with amazing and unique food! Nestl...

Midway Bar – Crosby


Beer & Liquor, Pizza, Pulltabs, E-Tabs, Darts, & Pool. Meat Raffle every Wednesday & Fri...

Town Tavern


Fun Bar serving American food.

Maucieri’s Italian Bistro


Italians love what they eat and we welcome you to join them. While you're at Maucieri's, you will di...

Norway Ridge Supper Club


Norway Ridge was opened for business in May 1948 by Sam and Evelyn Thompson and Bob and Bes Neuman. ...

Croft Pub & Grub


Croft Pub & Grub in uptown Crosby is serving up some of the most distinctive menu items in the l...

Red Raven Bike & Coffee Shop


Red Raven is a full service bike shop offering bike sales, bicycle service, and mountain bike rental...

KC’s Saloon


That's experience you get at KC's Saloon... we have a friendly staff ready to serve you, creative ch...

Ye Old Pickle Factory


Whether you're up for a little hunting, fishing, camping, golfing, snowmobiling, or you just want to...

O’Neary’s Irish Pub


Neighborhood pub with awesome Bloody Mary's. Karaoke every Wed, Fri and let your voice be h...

Jack Pine Brewery


Between food trucks, live music, yoga, fundraisers, painting, and trivia, our in-house events cover...

Timberjack Smokehouse & Saloon


The Timberjack menu consists of "home-cooked" comfort food as well as our famous smoked entrees. The...

Prairie Bay Grill & Catering


Our menu changes seasonally and whenever inspiration hits. Because we are not a chain, we make the t...

Big Axe Brewing Company


Big Axe Brewing is downtown Nisswa's very own small batch craft brewery, taproom and eatery. Featuri...

Oak Lawn Tavern


Amazing family food and great late night get away!! Sand volleyball courts, softball field, horse sh...

The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery


This modern bar infused with old west charm is sure to capture your attention. Plenty of space for a...

Zorbaz – Gull Lake


Pizza and Mexican restaurant and bar on the great Gull Lake narrows with a fun casual atmosphere. Da...

Sage on Laurel


Enjoy a fabulous dining experience with delicious global inspired gourmet dishes. Dine-In, carry out...

The Crosby Bar and Grill


Bar and Grill in Crosby, MN. "Where old friends meet, and new ones are made."

Willard’s Saloon and Eatery


Great service and really good burgers. Put some money in the jukebox and sit back especially on a ra...

Spalding House


The Spalding House Bar & Off Sale is conveniently located on main street in downtown Crosby. Enj...

Dennis Drummond Wine Company


Our mission is to share in the Brainerd Lakes Area Community, producing the finest of the fruits of...